A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7631 West, latitude 18.0075 North, depth = 12 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:17:07 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 10:17:07 / January 17, 2020 @ 10:17 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700071kr, pr2020017053. Id of event: pr2020017053.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Bayamón, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ninety-four, in the last 10 days five hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days six hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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